Customers, employees bid adieu to Queen of the Skies

Nearly 400 customers, crew and employees said a formal farewell to Delta´s 747-400 on Sunday morning to commemorate the Queen of the Skies´ retirement from Delta revenue flights, the company said.

The ceremony honored two distinguished 747-400 captains for their contribution to aviation history and thanked customers for sharing the decades with Delta.

After the ceremony, passengers enjoyed taking photographs with 747-400 branded back panels and received commemorative items including post cards and stickers. Flight 158 from Seoul-Incheon to Detroit departed early Sunday morning.